Coronavirus Update: Global records More than a million deaths; India is at third with 96,318 fatalities
New Delhi: After many days, India saw a decline in the fresh cases of novel coronavirus. As many as 70,589 new cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 61 lakh mark.
India’s Covid-19 tally stands at 61,45,292 including 9,47,576 active cases while 51,01,398 have been cured, discharged or have migrated.
In a single day, the country recorded 776 deaths, taking the number of fatalities to 96,318, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today.
India has witnessed close to 100% increase in recoveries in the past month. More than 82% of total cases— exceeding 50 lakhs— were recovered and discharged. Active cases — lower than 10 lakhs — are a small proportion of the total cases, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said today.
Meanwhile,The Union Health Ministry has dispatched an online interface that will give immensely significant data on Covid, antibody development, continuous clinical trials and progress made around there locally and internationally. The “antibody web-based interface” and the ”National Clinical Registry for Covid-19” have been created by ICMR.
As the world competes to build up a possible antibody against, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that the first vaccine in Quite a while will undoubtedly be accessible by mid-2021.
The worldwide count of Covid cases remains at 33,542,558. While 24,868,764 have recuperated, 1,006,090 have succumbed to the virus so far. The US, the worst hit nation, has 7,361,293 cases. It is followed by India, which has 6,145,292 cases, Brazil (4,748,327) and Russia (1,159,573).
More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world as of Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several countries. Deaths from coronavirus-related illnesses have doubled from half a million in just three months, led by fatalities in the United States, Brazil and India.
The United States, Brazil and India account for nearly 45% of all COVID-19 deaths globally, with the Latin American region alone responsible for more than a third of them.